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by Sharat Raju and Marcus Cano
American Made confronts issues of tradition, faith, conformity and sacrifice when a Sikh American family is stranded in the desert on their way to the Grand Canyon.
by Christine Chang
A Korean American family's pursuit of the American dream is tested by its hard-working, religious mother and her two "employment-challenged" grown children.
by Marc Johnson
A multicultural series showcasing the best short films and videos illustrating cultural diversity.
by Jason Orans
Starring Carol Kane and Roshan Seth, this romantic comedy tells the story of an East Indian immigrant who turns to pop culture as he tries to reinvent his life and woo the girl next door.
by J.P. Chan
In 2036, all digital media is permanently stored in “the cloud.” Data recovery store employee Cat, and Kai — a young man with an old compact disc — discover a secret that will unite them forever.
by Kayo Hatta, Linda Barry, and Eleanor Nakama-Mitsungaga
Adapted from Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers, this dramatic short follows 13-year-old Lovey of Hilo, Hawaii, as she tries to be anything but herself.
by Helen Lee
A third-generation Japanese American woman and a recent Korean immigrant find romance, conflict, and solace in each other.
by Alberto Justiniano, Xiong Vang, and Roger Schmitz
A Hmong immigrant completes a tapestry telling of her family's dangerous escape from Laos and celebrating survival in a new land.
by Nicole Newnham and David Grabias
Raised as Americans in inner-city projects near Seattle, three young Cambodian men are deported back to Cambodia, caught between a tragic past and an uncertain future by a system that doesn't offer any second chances.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Eric Byler, Claire Yorita Lee, Di Quon, Liza Suh, Jasmin Gordon, Mai Heiselmann, and Mike Blum
Four films — including the two grand prize-winners of the first Independent Lens Online Shorts Festival — explore questions of love, displacement, belonging, and identity. Short Stack 2006 looks at the rise and fall of a boy's first zit, uprooted sisters taking on a new school, revelations about a mourned father, and country-western romance, Japanese style.